We would be honored to have you join our family in prayer.
-That Bradley would know how deeply he is loved by us and by his Heavenly Father.
-That we would keep our eyes on Jesus as we raise this young boy into a man.
-That the children in his former orphanage would be matched with their families and come home quickly.
-That adoptive families would strengthen their resolve to follow the path the Lord has laid before them.
*We have completed both trainings for the home study! (April 29, 2012)
*T-shirt sales were a HUGE success: 121 shirts sold! Praise the Lord, and thanks to all of you! (June 11, 2012)
*We can absolutely feel your prayers lifting us up. (All the time!)
*Birmingham yard sale was a HIT! The sale raised over $2,000 for our adoption! (June 23, 2012)
*All home study interviews have been completed! (July 2, 2012)
*Both of our fingerprints have cleared! (July 18, 2012)
*Thirty-four more t-shirts sold for a total of 155! (August 5, 2012)
*Home study is finished! (August 3, 2012)
* We have filed with immigration! (August 10, 2012)
*Our dossier (minus one document) is ready to go! (August 14, 2012)
*State police clearances arrived, and we are all clear! (August 22, 2012)
*Our complete dossier is in the mail and should arrive in ET in 4 weeks! (August 24, 2012)
*Our dossier has arrived in Ethiopia! We are officially a waiting family! (September 17, 2012)
*Immigration clearance has come through! (September 19, 2012)
*We are on the waiting list (#86)! (September 28, 2012)
*Saw a serious gush of referrals for the month of October and jumped 7 spots! (November 1, 2012)
*Moved up 8 spots during the month of November! (November 28, 2012)
*Moved up 5 spots during the month of December! (January 1, 2013)
*Moved up 3 spots during the month of January! (February 1, 2013)
*Moved up 1 spot during the month of February! (March 1, 2013)
*West Sands successfully completed their relicensing process! (March 1, 2013)
*Moved up 2 spots during the month of March! (April 1, 2013)
*Pancake breakfast raised $1,100 for our adoption!
*Moved up 3 spots during the month of April! (May 1, 2013)
*Moved up 2 spots during the month of May! (May 31, 2013)
*Moved 8 BIG spots during the month of June! (July 1, 2013)
*Moved 15 spots during the month of July! (August 1, 2013)
*Moved up 1 spot during the month of August! (September 3, 2013)
*Moved up two spots during the month of October (November 1, 2013)
*After 7 months of SILENCE three referrals went out over Easter weekend! (April 21, 2014)
*We moved up three surprise spots during the month of August, during the rainy season (September 3, 2014)
*Things have started moving again in Ethiopia, and we are hopeful that we will be matched soon. (November 17, 2014)
*WE HAVE BEEN MATCHED WITH OUR SON!! (November 29, 2014)
*Case received by USE in Addis! (January 5, 2015)
*Received travel notice! (May 20, 2015)
*Traveled to Ethiopia to meet Bradley and passed court! (June 11-17, 2015)
*Bradley is HOME! (July 18, 2015)